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A postdoctoral fellow position is available at the Mayo Medical School - Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) to study the functions and mechanisms of post-transcriptional regulations in mammalian cell differentiation and stem cell biology.
In this role the selected individual would utilize mouse embryonic stem cell culture systems in combination with genome-editing technologies, high throughput RNA sequencing, ribosome-profiling, CLIP-seq to study how mRNA binding proteins and noncoding RNAs control gene expression during embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation.
* Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics
* Previous experience in mammalian cell biology
* Evidence of scientific publications
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively
A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.
To learn more about Dr. Wenqian Hu's research, please visit his faculty profile here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/hu-wenqian-ph-d/bio-20186308
The following is required for completeness of application:
* Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
* Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.
Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.